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[texts]The Journal of Lovell Ingalls, 1838-1839
These are extracts from the journal of Mr. Lovell Ingalls, a member of the American Baptist Mission to Burma are compiled from various entries in different numbers of the Baptist Missionary Magazine (earlier entitled the American Baptist Missionary Magazine). These numbers include issues 19.10 (October 1839), 20.1 (January 1840), and 20.4 (April 1840). Edited by Michael W. Charney, in SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol...
Keywords: SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Burma; Myanmar; Lovell Ingalls; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Camoes, THE LUSIAD, OR, PORTUGALS HISTORICALL POEM
Luís Vaz de Camões (c. 1524-1580), the famous Lisbon poet, composed Os Lusiades in 1572 to glorify the expedition and exploits of Vasco da Gama in the Indian Ocean. It is a lengthy and epic poem, consisting of ten cantos, the portion relating to mainland Southeast Asia limited to a portion of the last of these. Only this portion is reproduced below. The chief utility of this information for the historian is that it helps us to understand how much, by 1572, Portuguese at home knew about the...
Keywords: Camoes; The Lusiad; Portuguese; Burma; SBBR; Soas Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Wallich's Brief Excursion to the Hills to the East of Ava in November 1826
This account by Dr. N. Wallich, who was at that time the Superintendent of the Government Botanical Garden at Calcutta, of his excursion into rural Burma in 1826 was quoted in full in John Crawfurdâs account of his mission, of which Dr. Wallich was a part, to Ava in that year. As Crawfurd explains in his introduction to the entry: âDr. Wallich returned to-day from a botanical excursion to the range of mountains lying east of Ava, which he performed with the sanction of the Burman Government...
Keywords: N. Wallich; Burma; Myanmar; SOAS; Soas Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Gleanings on Burma, December 1826
The following two entries appeared in The Gentleman's Magazine in December 1826. They offer some useful information both on Burma's looted textual heritage and on the confusion among the population after the war. Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Burma; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Miscellaneous Notes on the Word €"Talaing"€
These three notes relating to the origin of the Burmese word "Talaing" were published shortly before World War I. It is hoped that they may be of some use to ongoing debates on "Mon" history. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Mon language; Peguan; Pegu; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 46
[texts]Charney review of The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia
Review by Michael W. Charney, published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, of Norman Owen's edited book, The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia.
Keywords: Michael W. Charney; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Norman Owen; Southeast Asia; History; Book reviews
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[texts]AN ACCOUNT OF PEGU IN 1586-1587 - Ralph Fitch
"Like the other travel accounts of this issue, Ralph Fitch is among the most cited English sources for information on sixteenth century Burma. His experiences at Pegu were generally limited to a roughly six or seven week period in late 1586 and early 1587."Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Pegu; Burma; Burmah; Ralph Fitch; English; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 197
[texts]BRIEF EXTRACT FROM THE TRAVELS OF ATHANASIUS NIKITIN, A NATIVE OF TWER
This translation of Athanasius Nikitin's fifteenth century travels to India was originally published in India in the Fifteenth Century Being a Collection of Narratives of Voyages to India, edited by R. H. Major, in 1857. Nikitin appears to have only included information on Burma which he obtained by word of mouth. His brief references to Pegu are provided below. The reference to Pegu has been standardized, as two different spellings were included in the original translation...
Keywords: Pegu; Burma; Nikitin; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Abstract of the Journal of a Route Travelled by Captain S. F. Hannay, of the 40th Regiment, Native Infantry, in 1835-36, from the Capital of Ava to the Amber Mines of the Hukong Valley on the South-east Frontier of Assam
This abstract of Captain Hannay's 1835-1836 journal appeared in several places in the late 1830s. This particular version was published in Selection of Papers Regarding the Hill Tracts Between Assam and Burmah and of the Upper Brahmaputra (Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press, 1873). Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Captain Hannay; India; Burma; Assam; Pemberton; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Brief Notice on T. H. Lewin'€™s Visit to the Arakan Hills in 1865-1866
This notice was originally published as "Diary of a Hill-Trip on the Borders of Arracan." By Lieutenant T. H. Lewins in 1867. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of burma Research.
Keywords: T. H. Lewin; Arakan; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Extracts from Royal B. Hancock’s Journal at Mergui
Original editorial note: Mr. Royal B. Hancock and family left Maulmain on 27 November 1837 and arrived at Mergui December 3rd. On the 26th of December, he was joined by Eugenio Kincaid, as stated in former communications. For several months previous to his departure from Maulmain, he had been engaged partly on the printing office, and partly in evangelical labors in Maulmain and its vicinity. Edited by Michael W...
Keywords: SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Burma; Myanmar; Royal B. Hancock; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Documents on Western Burmese Economic History
Extract of a Letter dated Nagore, 7th July 1761 by William Turner; Memorandum of Arracan Trade, circa 1770s; History of the Mugs, 1777; Memorandum Regarding the Trade of Arracan and the Port of Akyab in the East Indies, Lat. 20q SâN Long 92q 56 1â4 E. (1849) by W. F. Nuthall. Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney
Keywords: Arakan; Burma; William Turner; Akyab; Trade; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 89
[texts]A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE KINGDOM OF PEGU by William Hunter
The following account, written by the surgeon, William Hunter, relates his experiences in Pegu in 1782-1783. The observations were made on a voyage that had been ordered by the British East India Company. The account was originally printed at Calcutta in 1785 by John Hay under the title of A Concise Account of the Kingdom of Pegu; Its Climate, Produce, Trade, and Government; The Manners and Customs of its Inhabitants...
Keywords: Pegu; Konbaung Dynasty; William Hunter; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 108
[texts]John Crawfurd's Account of Rangoon in the Summer of 1826
During his stay at Rangoon in the summer of 1826, Crawfurd drew up his account of this town, although it was not published until he included it in his account of his embassy made to the Burmese court in 1827, which was published in 1829. As Crawfurd explains: âThe following account of Rangoon was collected by me while I resided there in civil, charge of Pegu, a period of more than six months.â Edited by Michael W...
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]CERTAINE WORDS OF PEGU LANGUAGE (1603)
This world list was included in the back matter of A True and Large Discourse of the Voyage of the Whole Fleete of Ships Set forth the 20 of Aprill 1601 by the Government and Assistants of the East Indian Marchants in London, to the East Indies, published for Thomas Thorpe by William Alpley of London in 1603. Curiously, the mission, which did come across ships in the Straits of Melaka, does not appear to have visited Pegu...
Keywords: Mon language; Peguan; Pegu; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]CAMMUAZA, or the ceremony used at the Induction of a Birman into the Order of Priesthood, called Phonghi, or Rhahaan (1795) by Michael Symes
The following account of the induction ceremony for Buddhist monks was included as Appendix V in Michael Symes, An Acount of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, Sent by the Governor-General of India in the Year 1795 (London: W. Bulmer & Co., 496-500). Symes, then a major in the 76th Regiment, made numerous valuable observations on Burmese culture, society, government, and history. While it is clear that he did consult the accounts of other visitors to Burma, most of his material was derived from f...
Keywords: Michael Symes; Cammuaza; Burma; Konbaung dynasty; Buddhism; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]DIARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF AN EMBASSY TO BURMA IN 1760 by Captain Walter Alves
The following account is derived from Alexander Dalrymple, Oriental Repertory, 1808: I.351-393. Dalrymple has left us the following succinct introduction to the account below (M. W. C): Capt. Alves was sent back to Burma in 1760; and on his return to Bengal, transmitted to Governor Pigot, at Madrass, the following Diary of his Proceedings. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol...
Keywords: Walter Alves; Burma; Kobaung Dynasty; Dalrymple; Pegu; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Empire Birman-Arracan
This brief account of Arracan was originally published in the Bulletin de la Société de Géographie 5.35 & 36 (March-April) in 1826. Thus, its publication dates from the last year of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-1826), although it was likely based on information preceding that conflict. Edited and introduced for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney; Arakan; Rakhaing
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[texts]Fernquest review of Southeast Asian Warfare
Review by Jon Fernquest published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research of Michael W. Charney's Southeast Asian Warfare, 1300-1900.
Keywords: Jon Fernquest; Warfare; Southeast Asia; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Missionary Letters from Burma, 1828-1839
In December 1832, a contingent of American Baptist misisonaries, including Reverend Nathan Brown, Mrs. Brown, Mr. Webb, and Mrs. Webb, departed from Boston to join missionaries already at work in Burma. Five months later, they had only gone as far as Calcutta, from whence they would commence their final sea journey to British Tenasserim and it is from this point that correspondence from Nathan Brown begins...
Keywords: SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Burma; Myanmar; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Note on the Word ‘Baren’ for the British East India Company by John Crawfurd
This is a brief note drawn from Crawfurdâs 1826 Journal. Although brief, it offers an account of the origin of the use of âBarenâ that Burmese sometimes used to refer to the British. Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]John Crawfurd, Quadrupeds and Other Animals of Burma
Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research 3(2). pp. 530-533.
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; Animals; Horses; Zoology; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; John Crawfurd; SOAS; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]An Account of Martaban in March and April 1826 by John Crawfurd
In the last sections of his account of his mission to Ava in 1827, John Crawfurd included his journal of his visit to Martaban in the previous year, in order to fill a gap in his 1827 narrative. As he explained: âOur return to Bengal having hindered our excursion to the Saluen and Gain rivers, as well as prevented us from visiting other parts of the province, I shall endeavour in some measure to supply the deficiency, by the insertion of the journal of a voyage to Martaban, which, I performed a...
Keywords: Burma; Myanmar; John Crawfurd; East India Company; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 57
[texts]PROCEEDINGS OF AN EMBASSY TO THE KING OF AVA, PEGU, &C. IN 1757 by Robert Lester
Ensign Robert Lester's account of his embassy to Ava in 1757 was originally published in Alexander Dalrympleâs Oriental Repertory. It provides one of the few first-hand accounts of Alaung-hpaya and thus remains a valuable source on the reign and the beginnings of the Kon-baung Dynasty. Dalrympleâs italicization has been removed and dates have been expanded to include the month and year in order to avoid confusion...
Keywords: Pegu; Ava; Burma; Konbaung Dynasty; Robert Lester; India; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Miscellaneous Letters on Burma, 1755-1760, I
These letters, and in cases extracts of letters, were reproduced by Alexander Dalrymple in 1808, published in London under the title Oriental Repertory, by William Ballintine for the East India Company. Relevant portions of Dalrymple's commentary to some letters have also been included. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAs Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: East India Company; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Alexander Dalrymple; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Notice of Pugan, the Ancient Capital of the Burmese Empire, circa 1835 - Henry Burney
"Henry Burney was a scholar, soldier, and diplomat well-known for his numerous contributions to the early British study of Burma as well as the source for equally numerous first-hand observations of the people and country. The following article was published in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 4 (vol. 4, Juy, 1835, pp. 400-404)." Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Henry Burney; Britain; Burma; Pagan; Burmese Empire; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 119
[texts]Short Account of the Buraghmah Country by Captain George Baker
Published in SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: Captain George Baker; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]ACCOUNT OF THE JOURNEY OF HIERONIMO DI SANTO STEFANO, A GENOVESE (1495-1496), Burma portion only
This translation of Hieronimo di Santo Stefano's journey to Pegu in 1495-1496 was originally published in India in the Fifteenth Century Being a Collection of Narratives of Voyages to India, edited by R. H. Major, in 1857. The account was written in the form of a letter to Messer Giovan Jacobo Mainer. Only those portions related to Burma have been included in the version below. Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W...
Keywords: HIERONIMO DI SANTO STEFANO; Genoa; Burma; Myanmar; Pegu; R. H. Major; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 97
[texts]Voyage to Pegu, and Observations There, Circa 1583 - Gaspero Balbi
"Gaspero Balbi, an Italian travelling to Southeast Asia in the sixteenth century, has left for us a valuable account of Burma during the reign of Bayinnaung. This account was originally published in English as --Gaspero Balbi his Voyage to Pegu, and observations there, gathered out of his owne Italian Relation,-- in Samuel Purchas (ed.), Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others, volume 10 (1626)...
Keywords: Gaspero Balbi; Pegu; Burma; Burmah; Italians; Sixteenth century; Europeans; Bayinnaung; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 266
[texts]Diary Portion of John Crawfurd's Journal of An Embassy From the Governor- General of India to the Court of Ava, 1826-1827
Includes the complete diary portion of John Crawfurdâs account of the embassy he headed to the Burmese court in 1826 and 1827, introduced by Crawfurdâs dedication. This account was originally published (with the misleading attribution of the embassy to 1827). Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
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[texts]Notes on Buraghmah [Burma] by Captain George Baker, c. 1755
In the collection of notes included here, âThe Palace at Peguâ has been extracted from Alexander Dalrympleâs introduction. As he explains of the origin of the note, âI find amongst my memos of information, received from Captain Baker, the following account of Pegu, which could not properly be introduced in any other place, and therefore I have inserted it here.â Edited by Michael W. Charney for SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol...
Keywords: Captain George Baker; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 69
[texts]A Comparative Vocabulary of Some of the Languages Spoken in the Burma Empire - Francis Buchanan (Michael Charney ed).
"Francis Buchanan published his --A Comparative Vocabulary of Some of the Languages Spoken in the Burma Empire-- in 1799, in the fifth volume of Asiatic Researches. This piece provides one of the first major Western surveys of the languages of Burma. But the article goes beyond this and provides important data on the ethno-cultural identities and identifications of the various population groups in the first half of Bo-daw-hpaya's reign (1782-1819)." Edited by Michael W...
Keywords: Francis Buchanan; Vocabulary; Languages; Burma; Bodawhpaya; Myanmar; Burmese; Michael W. Charney; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Konbaung Dynasty
Downloads: 295
[texts]Mandalay in 1878-1879: The Letters of James Alfred Colbeck - James Alfred Colbeck
"Present in 1878 and early 1879 and then returning again to Mandalay in 1885 with British forces, James Alfred Colbeck, mission priest for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and latterly military chaplain, provides a unique look at the beginning and end of Thibaw's reign (1878-1885). The letters included were originally selected and edited by George H. Colbeck, mission priest at Mandalay and were published under the title of Letters from Mandalay, A Series of Letters For the Most Part...
Keywords: Thibaw; Konbaung Dynasty; James Alfred Colbeck; Mandalay; British; Burmese; missionaries; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 109
[texts]John Crawfurd On the Peoples and Cultures of the Kingdom of Burma
Published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2005. Edited by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 88
[texts]Observations at Persaim [Bassein, Burma] and in the Journey to Ava and Back in 1755
The following materials from Captain George Baker's diaries and other records and notes were originally published in Alexander Dalrymple's Oriental Repertory in 1808. Baker has left numerous other reports, many found in the Records of Fort St. George for the period. Baker's present account is especially useful for being one of the few first- hand accounts written by a European, of Alaunghpaya, the founder of the Konbaung Dynasty...
Keywords: English traders; Indian; Bay of Bengal; George Baker; Ava; Bassein; Burma; Kusimara; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Konbaung Dynasty; Michael W. Charney; Pegu; Mon
Downloads: 85
[texts]JESUIT LETTERS ON PEGU IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - Nicolas Pimenta & Others
These are the letters of Nicolas Pimenta, relating other letters of Portuguese priests who visited Pegu from 1599, shortly after the fall of Nan-da-bayin (r. 1581-1599), the last ruler of the First Taung-ngu Dynasty. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Nicolas Pimenta; Pegu; First Toungoo Dynasty; Burma; Burmah; Myanmar; Syriam; Portuguese; Jesuits; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 128
[texts]Some Documents of Tharrawaddy's Reign: 1837-1846, Part I - Various
"The following documents drawn from the reign of King Tharrawaddy are intended as one contribution of many forthcoming to the project of organizing and publishing the source accounts for one of the Kon-baung dynasty's most obscure, yet critical reigns. Thus, documents included have not been selected on the basis of their high rate of interest relative to other documents of the period, but rather more with the view of making the documentary record complete." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma ...
Keywords: Tharrawaddy; Burma; Burmah; Konbaung Dynasty; Simons; Eugenio Kincaid; Amarapura; Karens; Burmese; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 91
[texts]ACCOUNT OF PEGU IN THE 1560s - Cesar Fedrici of Venice
"Cesar Fedrici travelled in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East in the 1560s-1580s and his account has been immensely influential in the literature. One reason for this, is that it is not given to the hyperbole of the near-contemporary account of Mendez Pinto and because of its great attention to detail concerning the state, its administrators, and trade at Pegu.Unfortunately Fedrici, who spent a considerable amount of time in Pegu and to a lesser extent in Martaban, in the late 1560s, doe...
Keywords: Cesar Fedrici; Venice; Pegu; First Toungoo Dynasty; Burmah; Burma; Martaban; Italians; Venetians; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 222
[texts]THE ITINERARY OF LUDOVICO DI VARTHEMA OF BOLOGNA FROM 1502 TO 1508 - Ludovico di Varthema
"Ludovico di Varthema of Bologna has left us an account of India and Burma from the very first decade of the sixteenth century, prior to the largescale of the First Taung-ngu Dynasty that would follow in the decades ahead. It thus provides a valuable insight into a period for which many foreign sources are not available. The original account, in Italian, was published at Rome on the 6th of December 1510 at the request of Lodovico de Henricis da Corneto of Vicenza by Stephano Guillireti de Loreno...
Keywords: Ludovico di Varthema; Pegu; Italians; Burma; Burmah; Tenasserim; First Toungoo Dynasty; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 321
[texts]Account of the Fortifications at Ava in 1827
John Crawfurd included in his 1827 account the notes and map made by M. Montmorency who accompanied the embassy. As Crawfurd introduced Montmorencyâs account: âThe following description of the fortifications and site of the town was carefully, drawn up by my friend M. Montmorency, and will be readily understood by a reference to the accompanying plan, laid down by the same gentleman.â Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W...
Keywords: John Crawfurd; M. Montmorency; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 74
[texts]Mandalay in 1885-1888: The Letters of James Alfred Colbeck - James Alfred Colbeck
"This is the second increment in the two-part series on the letters of James Alfred Colbeck. While the first part covered the years 1878-1879, the present letters include the years 1885-1888, when Colbeck returned to Upper Burma with British forces and served as both mission priest and as acting chaplain for British forces" Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Mandalay; Burma; Burmah; Third Anglo-Burmese War; James Alfred Colbeck; English; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 135
[texts]Notes on Cavalry Employed in Upper Burma From October 1886 to October 1887 - Colonel Heyland
"Colonel Heyland's observations on army horses and cavalry regiments in the final stages of the Third Anglo-Burmese War was originally published as a chapter(XVII) in History of the Third Burmese War, 1885, 1886, and 1887, in 1889." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Colonel Heyland; Third Anglo-Burmese War; Burma; Britain; Cavalry; Konbaung Dynasty; horses; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; India; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 156
[texts]Account of Pegu and the Voyage to Cambodia and Siam in 1718 - Alexander Hamilton (18th century)
Captain Alexander Hamilton collated an account of his voyage to Cambodia and Siam in 1718 with accounts of his experiences in Pegu and elsewhere on earlier travels, as well as information he had gathered about certain other locations (such as Arakan) in his A New Account of the East Indies (Edinburgh, 1727). While the original account also included accounts of parts of the Malay world and "Cochinchina," these have been excluded from the following text...
Keywords: Pegu; Burma; Myanmar; Cambodia; Kampuchea; Ayudhya; Siam; Thailand; Travel Account; Asia; Warfare; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; SBBR; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 421
[texts]An Account of the Frontier Between Ava and the Part of Bengal Adjacent to the Karnaphuli River (1825) - Francis Hamilton [Buchanan]
"This article by Francis Hamilton, also known as Francis Buchanan, first appeared in The Edinburgh Journal of Science (vol. 3, April-October, 1825, pp. 32-44). Despite its relatively late dating, Hamilton's understanding of the area and the people were not substantially different from those found in the his earlier diaries during his travels in the area in 1798." Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Francis Buchanan; Francis Hamilton; Burma; Ava; Bengal; Arakan; Arracan; Konbaung Dynasty; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney; Konbaung Dynasty; Bengal; India
Downloads: 215
[texts]Geological Account of a Series of Animal and Vegetable Remains and of Rocks, collected by J. Crawfurd, Esq. on a Voyage up the Irawadi to Ava, in 1826 and 1827
Published in the SOAs Bulletin of Burma Research 3.2 (Autumn, 2005).
Keywords: William Buckland; John Crawfurd; Burma; Myanmar; Konbaung Dynasty; East India Company; Rangoon; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
Downloads: 41
[texts]The TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, THE VENETIAN (1298)
Marco Polo was the frst Western traveller to speak of Burma (Mien). His late thirteenth century account has been translated numerous times, one of the most popular editions being Henry Yule's (tr.) The Book of Ser Marco Polo the Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East in the nineteenth century and the revision of this translation by Henri Cordier in the early twentieth. The Yule- Cordier edition of 1903 is widely available in reprint...
Keywords: Burma; Mien; Myanmar; China; Yuan Dynasty; Pagan; Marco Polo; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney; W. Marsden; Venice; Venetians; China; Henry Yule; Ramusio; Henri Cordier; Italy; Italians
Downloads: 552
[texts]ARAKAN, MIN YAZAGYI, AND THE PORTUGUESE (1993) - Michael W. Charney
A History of Arakan (Western Burma) between 1517-1617 in the form of an MA thesis presented to the Faculty of The College of Arts and Sciences of Ohio University in 1993.
Keywords: Arakan; Burma; Portuguese; Piracy; Myanmar; Asia; Firearms; Warfare; Michael W. Charney; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Rahkaing; Bay of Bengal; Early Modern Period; Asia; Philip de Brito; Tibao; Estado da India
Downloads: 565
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